Reconciliation in Divided Times: How to Negotiate the Nonnegotiable: A Book Talk with Daniel Shapiro

Event Date: Wednesday November 2, 2016
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: Austin Hall North, Harvard Law School Campus, Cambridge, MA

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
and Religions and the Practice of Peace at Harvard Divinity School are pleased to present:

Reconciliation in Divided Times:
How to Negotiate the Nonnegotiable

Negotiating the Nonnegotiable

A Book talk with

Daniel Shapiro

Founder and Director, Harvard International Negotiation Program


Wednesday, November 2, 2016
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Austin Hall North
Harvard Law School Campus

Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

About the talk:

How can we bridge the divides that threaten to tear apart our world? In this timely book talk, Dr. Shapiro examines the five fundamental emotional forces that are fracturing politics, community relations, and international cooperation. He presents a new method for counteracting these dynamics and promoting reconciliation in these turbulent times. The talk draws on his newest book, Negotiating the Nonnegotiable, which Ambassador Jaime de Bourbon de Parme called “one of the most important books of our modern era.”

About Daniel Shapiro:

Daniel Shapiro, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program, associate professor in psychology at Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital, and affiliate faculty at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

He consults regularly for government leaders and Fortune 500 companies, and has advised hostage negotiators, families in crisis, disputing CEOs, clashing heads of state, and many others.

He has launched successful conflict resolution initiatives in the Middle East, Europe, and East Asia, and for three years chaired the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Conflict Resolution. With nonprofit funding, he developed a conflict management program that now reaches one million youth across more than twenty countries.

He has published extensively in the field of conflict resolution and is author of Negotiating the Nonnegotiable and coauthor of the classic Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate. Dr. Shapiro also has contributed to The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and other popular publications, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Psychological Association’s Early Career Award and the Cloke-Millen Peacemaker of the Year award. The World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader.


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